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the fires of vulcan

big finish doctor who audio adventures #012

Director: Gary Russell
Producer: Gary Russell
Producer: Jason Haigh-Ellery
Writer: Steve Lyons

Release Date: September 2000
Duration: 103' 55"

Main Characters: the Seventh Doctor and Mel

cast information

Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor); Bonnie Langford (Melanie Bush); Gemma Bissix (Aglae); Nicky Goldie (Valeria Hedone); Andy Coleman (Popidius Celsinus); Lisa Hollander (Eumachia); Steven Wickham (Murranus); Robert Curbishly (Slave); Anthony Keetch (Professor Scarlini); Karen Henson (Captain Muriel Frost); Toby Longworth (Priest);

crew information

Jacqueline Rayner (Executive Producer for BBC Worldwide); Alistair Lock (Music Composition); Alistair Lock (CD Mastering); Alistair Lock (Sound Design); Alistair Lock (Post Production); Michael Neilson (Recording); Clayton Hickman (Front Cover);

episode information

Title Duration Blurb
Part One 24' 58" 1980: The TARDIS is dug out of the volcanic ash that once buried Pompeii. Two thousand years earlier, the Doctor and Mel arrive in the doomed city...
Part Two 24' 57" Trapped in Pompeii, Mel finds herself the victim of a political conspiracy. How can she escape her fate, when even the Doctor has given up already?
Part Three 27' 05" The Doctor falls into Murranus' trap and Mel is forced to turn to an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, Mount Vesuvius is stirring...
Part Four 26' 30" As Pompeii stands on the verge of destruction, the Doctor and Mel fight to defy their own destiny. But when the ash settles, will anyone be left alive?

back cover blurb

Two thousand years ago, a cataclysmic volcanic eruption wiped the Roman city of Pompeii from the face of the Earth. It also buried the Doctor's TARDIS...

Arriving in Pompeii one day before the disaster, the Doctor and Mel find themselves separated from their ship and entangled in local politics. With time running out, they fight to escape from the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. But how can they succeed when history itself is working against them?

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